Tue 27 Feb 2007
Looks like one of our community’s cooler cats is out of the bag.
Why create a new media outlet for Carrboro?
“It’s got 17,000 people, seven schools, good schools, growing, annexing; it’s next to exploding Chatham County – we think it needs a newspaper,” [ROSS] said.
Ross also said he has been unhappy with the way outside papers cover the town.
“You read a Carrboro story, and it’s not written for Carrboro; it’s written to explain things to the Triangle.”
The Citizen is an interesting inversion of current trends in newsprint. This new media effort is tapping their strong on-line content to publish newspapers. Yep, real paper, delivered weekly on Wednesdays.
Hey, not everyone is online, yet…
Congratulations to Kirk, his allies at the Carrboro Commons and to the Carrboro community for supporting their own “home town” news outlet.